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Boycotting 'Battlefield: Bad Company'

Filed under: PS3 | Sony | Video Game Business | Xbox | Xbox 360
Posted by Jeremy on April 9, 2008 10:12 AM
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It seems that there are few gamers who are hopping mad over EA's downloadable content strategy for Battlefield: Bad Company. You see, the standard game is $60, no shocker there. The "Gold Edition" is $70 and includes five weapons not available in the standard edition.

Those with the standard edition can purchase those weapons as downloadable content. EA claims that the weapons don't throw off the balance of power in multiplayer matches, which begs the question, why include them, and more importantly, why sell them?

Because of this rotten strategy, there are many gamers who are planning to boycott the game altogether. I say let's march on Washington! Or, the LA offices of EA! Yeah!

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